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    November 4, 2012
    7:00 - 8:59am PST  

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grocery store workers reason strike at more than 20 knob hill and raley's stores across the bay area. a pedestrian suffers mass i have injuries during a hit and run. how police tracked down the alleged driver and what we have learned about his history. two police officers killed in a helicopter crash while searching for a missing boy. what is happening this morning as investigators try to figure out why it went down. falling temperatures are making life even more difficult for victims of super storm sandy. how relief workers are trying to help and what the mayor of new york is now urging victims to do.
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good morning, and welcome to mornings on 2 it's sunday, november 4th i'm mike mibach. >> and i'm claudine wong. let's check in on your weather with rosemary orozco. it's warming up? >> yeah addition fall warming in the forecast for today. we fell back in the overnight hours because of it the sun is already shining. we're looking at anywhere from 4-8 degrees of warming for your afternoon today. you can see 4-5 for santa rosa, san francisco, livermore as well as san jose. i'll break down these number for you and talk about the patchy fog and cool conditions outside your door at this hour coming up. new this morning employees of railey's knob hills foods are on strike for the first time in the company's 77 year history. workers hit the picket line an hour ago. >> reporter: this knob hill store opened at 6:00 a.m. just as scheduled. if we take a peek inside here it looks pretty empty.
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there is only one person working all the cash registers. and that is because just about everyone else who works in this store, clerks, cashiers, produce workers, butchers they are on this picket line. workers with the united food and commerci workers union formed this picket line at 6:00 a.m. after negotiations between knob hill, railey's owners went beyond a sticking point. it isn't over pay but health benefits. the company wants to take away current and future retiree health benefits and one loyal 89-year-old customer who pulled up this morning and didn't cross the picket line because he was on strike he tells us he sympathizes with these workser. >> i read about it but i didn't expect to see my friends out here this morning. >> reporter: will you shop here while they are on strike? >> no. because what they just told me what it is. it isn't wages it's benefits.
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health benefits. and these companies don't like to pay for that. >> reporter: now there are total of 24 rally's and knob hill stores in the bay area. 104 other stores throughout northern california and nevada. all their workers are on strike. there is no word how long the strike will go on for. the remittives out here say that the negotiations between the company and the union are continuing so there is some hope and optimism this might reach a resolution soon. allie rasmus ktvu channel 2 news. overnight a pedestrian suffered life threatening injuries after a hit and run in santa rosa. that collision happened near the intersection of againville road and coffee lane. after the crash we found that suspect vehicle with its windshield shattered. witness tips led to the arrest of christian pena. he faces charges. a felony hit and run, driving under the influence, violating probation, and he has a prior dui conviction. the victim was rushed to the
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hospital with minor injuries. there was another hit and run. a driver slammed into another car at hone avenue and farmers learn around 12:45 this morning. the victim was not injured anoas was able to describe the suspects car to police. police tracked down 52-year-old jimmy hawaii men these to highway 12. he was booked on charges ever o evading -- charges on evading and driving under the influence. we have a severe traffic alert to tell you about. a car overturned on southbound 880 at 980. the center lane is currently blocked and drivers are being advised to avoid this area. or expect delays. chp does not have an estimate on when the lane will be back open. investigators in atlanta are trying to figure out what caused a helicopter to crash killing two police officers. it happened late last night while police were searching for missing nine-year-old just moments into that search, witnesses say that the helicopter went down in a busy
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intersection. police say no one on the ground was hurt and that the officers died at the scene. >> we just solicit the prayers of the citizens of our city for the officers that are presently with us and the families of the two lost officers. >> this morning police investigate investigators will be at the scene working to determine why that chopper went down. more local volunteers are heading to the east coast to help the victims of super storm sandy. american red cross chapters are sending another three emergency response vehicles. those are capable of serving up to 3,000 meals a day to new yorkers. the first group left from fairfield at 6:00 this morning. the or two groups will leave this afternoon from oakland and burlingame. so far more than 100 bay area red cross volunteers and five emergency response vehicles have been sent to the east coast. the red cross served more than 275,000 meals and snack in both new york and new jersey opinion
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on friday night nearly 13,000 people in nine states stayed in shelters. the red cross is looking for money and blood donations to help those impacted by the storms. falling temperatures are raising concerns as crews continue to try to restore power to the east coast following super storm sandy. almost a million people still without power this morning in the new york city area where overnight temperatures fell to the 30s. new york city mayor michael bloomberg is urging those without power to go to a shelter. city officials are handing out 25,000 blankets to those who refuse to leave their homes. >> i have no power. no generator but my house is intact. i won't have power for a week or so. >> most schools in new york city are scheduled to reopen tomorrow. a week after the storm hit. many students have trouble getting to school due to the shortage of gas and disruption to public transportation. janetny pal ton know -- janet napolitano is scheduled to visit new jersey.
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gas is rationing in that state. the storm is being blamed for 23 deaths in new jersey and 107 deaths nation-wide. there are no signs this morning of a man who disappeared from a peninsula mental health facility. 67-year-old kenneth morrison was reported seen at second street. he is described as 5'7", 220 pounds with gray hair and a beard. a richmond firefighter is recovering this morning after suffering a back injury while battling a fire. it happened late last night on mcdonald avenue. investigators say four storage units caught fire behind a barbershop and meeting hall. when fire crews arrived they said the building was engulfed into flames. fire officials in san rafael say they believe an apartment fire may have been sparked by barbecue coals left on a deck. that fire started around 9:40
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yesterday morning at an apartment building on canal street. no one was hurt. firefighters say the apartment where the fire started had a smoke detector but there was no battery inside. the city of pleasanton will honor war veterans today. the parade starts at 1:00 this afternoon. military and veteran color guards and marching bands will be part of that parade. veterans day is next sunday. the parade is being held a week early so veterans can join in all their celebrations next weekend. right now thousands of runners are taking part in a half marathon on the golden gate bridge. the event benefiting st. jude's children's hospital. started at 7:00 a.m.. runners will follow a route across chrissy field. the pedestrian walkways on the bridge will be closed until 9:30 this morning due to the race. drivers should also expect detours and road closures in the presidio. good morning, to you.
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happy sunday. we have the sunshining from san rafael this morning over the bay. and it's a beautiful start to the day. high clouds just a little bit of patchy fog. once again this morning it should burn off fairly quickly. giving you a look at the satellite radar. but a few thin high clouds in the forecast for today. a as you back this up you can see for yourself that ridge of high pressure beginning to strengthen over california. pushing the storm track to the north and just a few high clouds spilling over. mostly sunny skies for today. ridge of high pressure will bring the warmer air mass and we have a northerly flow setting up. additional warming expected today. their from 4-8 degrees from yesterday. some of the lower spots will hit the low 80s. the sinking air in place for your sunday at the coast is going to be mild. 70s in the forecast for pacifica and half-moon bay. as we get inland it will be a bit warm. 50-degrees in fairfield.
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50 in napa. so a cool start. calm conditions for the marathon getting under way at this hour. it's cool, it's calm. so nice for those runners. 51 degrees in redwood city. 51 in mountain view. as we start the day here is a look at the schedule as we get through today. san francisco between now and noontime festivities going on until noon for the marathon. upper 50s this morning. mid 60s by 9:00. and low 70s expected by noontime. a fairly quick warmup expected for your sunday as well. a look at the afternoon highs 80 degrees for novato. 76 expected in berkeley. mid 70s in san francisco. upper 70s for oakland. 77 in hayward. down into pleasanton where we have the parade going on we have 80 degrees for the afternoon. 78 san jose. 74 los gatos. 80 degrees in santa cruz. warm willing continue. monday looks to be the warmest
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day. there is still the possibility we may set a new record or two as we get through monday. temperatures will begin to fall a bit on tuesday. still mild to warm. great pitch weather. partly to mostly cloudy skies and chance for showers arrives on thursday with temperatures low 60s in the forecast inland. i'll have a look at your lunchtime numbers coming up. your time now 7:11. drivers in san francisco should expect delays today. crews are performing emergency suer repair work from howward to washington streets. one lane will be closed on the northbound side from noon today until 5:00 a.m. tomorrow. crews are also going to be working throughout the week. there will be detours but the city is urging drivers to just avoid that area if at all possible. let's take a live look, there is the incline to the bay bridge. check out what a difference a day makes if you haven't turned your clocks back. then you might be confused with the time right now. but it is 7:11 on the clock.
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we do want to update you on that traffic problem on 880 in oakland though. still no word on when that will be open. that is southbound at 880 going into oakland. if you are coming from the city, that might effect you. it looks like we have an overturned vehicle in one of the lanes. oakland a's makes a deal. who the team signed and the controversy around them. and remembering a hero. what is now being done in his name. and cyclist lance armstrong makes a burning impression on a town in england.
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they're just a few of the californians who took it on themselves to send you a message about what they need to restore years of cuts to their schools. prop thirty-eight. thirty-eight raises billions in new revenue - bypasses sacramento and sends every k through 12 dollar straight to our local schools... every school. for them. for all of us. vote yes on thirty-eight. good morning, to you. a lye look at mostly -- alive look at mostly clear skies. dry warm pattern continues for your sunday.
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sunsets at 5:07. a 30-year-old man is in jail. police say he shot and killed a man and injured an 18-year-old early yesterday morning. the two victims were shot outside an apartment complex during a fight. after someone asked someone to leave the party. angel sculpture in petaluma has been dedicated to a slain 12-year-old girl. a ceremony was held at city hall yesterday. a group of volunteers created the sculpture after georgia lee moses was killed back in 2007. but construction work prompted volunteers to relocate the sculpture to city hall. her killing remains uninvolve solved-- unsolved. an autopsy has not resolved their questions about hi death. the body of kyle nolan was found in a shallow grave at a
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retreat site. a peruvian shaman said he died after drinking a hallucinogenic tea. the teen's father said an autopsy conducted in sonoma were inconclusive. about 900 people packed hpd to remember a chief who died on the job. cal fire says rob van warmer died of natural causes after losing consciousness during an investigation in santa cruz. he leaves behind a wife and two sons. >> i'll miss the news of his strange work adventures but most of all i will miss the stories. the stories of the fires, the investigations, and all the fire house troublemakers. everything. >> cal fire says he was also a mentor to many young firefighters. and a scholarship in his name has been established for the california fire exploring association. in election 2012 news
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governor jerry brown making a last push for proposition 30. he's been traveling up and down the state urging californians to approve the tax measure. he will visit four churches in los angeles this morning and took part in two rallies yesterday. prop 30 would raise the state sales tax on californians earning $250,000 or more. republicans say the money would go to the general fund rather than directly to schools. brown will receive some help today from gavin newsom. they hope to energize local educators mobilizing this weekend to get out the vote. it appears many local voters will wait until the final hours before sending back in their mail in ballots. according to the san francisco examiner san francisco issued more than 250,000 mail in ballots but the election office only received 193,000. turnout in the 2008
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presidential election reached 81% a high that was attributed to mr. obama's popularity. tuesday is a critical vote in san francisco. five supervisors are up for reelection. and they are spending the weekend going door to door. two of the tightest races involve seats for the richmond district and hate ash berry. christina oh laogai has been criticized for her vote to retain ross mirkarimi as sheriff. transportation quality it's a big issue in alameda county this election week. measure b1 proposes to raise the half cent sales tax to a full cent. it would generate $8 billion over the next three decades. money would pay for projects including improving ac transit and bart operations, widening freeways, and adding bike and pedestrian pathways. they fear the benefits wouldn't be enough. it would increase to 9.25% in most alameda county cities. one of the highest in the
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state. we posted more information on tuesday's vote just go to our website at ktvu.com and click on the 2012 election tab. the numbers didn't quite add up in the million puppet march. >> all these nice people here to support pbs and we were told there were snacks. so. >> an estimated 1,000 people along with their felt and furry friends rallied a the the mall. the march was organized after mitt romney's speech. on the lighter side some of the protestors jokingly chanted what do we want? cookies. when do we want them? now. federal appeals court will consider repealing arizona's ban on most boxes after 20 weeks of pregnancy. arizona is among ten states with abortion bans after 20 weeks. but arizona is the only state
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to calculate the pregnancy from the woman's last menstrual period instead of the date of conception. it hinges on how far states could go to abortions. residents of an england town. while burning a celebrity ethery is a tradition during celebration britains gather to watch fire works displays and watch bonfires. >> the main thing he's easy to copy. you can put nice clothes on him and the colorful bits and pieces and people recognize him hopefully. >> other well known figures who
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have been burned include tony blair and saddam hussein. the a's announced they are resigning colon. you may remember he tested positive for elevated levels of testosterone and has five games left on his 50 game suspension. he signed one-year deal yesterday. he will receive a $3 million base salary but could end up earning more than $5 million. lockout talks between the national hockey league and players association stretched into the early morning hours. the deputy commissioner and players association lawyer meant yesterday at a secret location. players have been locked out for 50 days and all games through the end of this month have been kansasinged already- - canceled already. one team is already qualified for next.s college bowl game in san francisco. the naval academy announced after winning a game yesterday it will play in the kraft fight hunger bowl at at & t park.
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they will maybe likely play against the team from the pac 12 conference. back in 2004 the mid shipmen beat new mexico in san francisco at what was then called the emerald bowl. if you've been wanting to go to yosemite next week might be the right time. warming continues for your sunday. i'll have what you can expect for your neighborhood coming up.
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check it out the great wall of china is covered with snow this morning. the storm has brought blizzard conditions and freezing rain to northern china including the capitol city of beijing. snow is forecast to continue falling throughout the day there. here in the u.s. it's snowing in north dakota. at least three inches of snow fell in some areas and cool temperatures have caused icy roads. a travel alert has been alerted
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for that entire state. and with some ski resorts already open in california, many skiers and snow borders are heading to san francisco this weekend for the ski and snow board festival. the event which is hosted by snow bomb ends today. it's taking place from 11:00 until 6:00 tonight at the fort mason center. tickets are $20 and that includes two free lift tickets. the event atracks about 20,000 -- attracts about 20,000 people each year. 7:25. if you still want a bit of nice weather. rosemary is delivering it up for us this weekend. things change quickly. >> you are right. it must be late fall. because a taste of summer coming our way and then we switch over to rain and snow for the sierra coming back. giving you a look outside and what is going on, very calm conditions right now. mostly blue skies around the region. take a look at that, up and down the board we have calm conditions. temperatures on the cool side once again upper 40s to low 50s. a little bit of patchy fog reported over parts of the
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north bay. santa rosa and napa. i saw it a little bit earlier. 53 right now in san jose. for the most part it's a very quiet start to the day a pretty start to the day with lots of sunshine and high clouds. by noontime wide spread low 70s in the forecast. and then for the afternoon 70s to near 80 even hitting 81 this afternoon in santa rosa. 80 degrees for livermore. 77 for hayward. mid 70s san francisco. down south we are looking at 78 for san jose. 80 degrees for morgan hill. extended forecast shows you a good looking forecast. if you like the sunshine and warmth, there it is. monday looks to be the warmest day. we have beach weather at the coast going to feel pretty good out there. election day dry, mild to warm. and then the change comes by wednesday. thursday is when that chance for showers will arrive. admission to yosemite national park will be free next weekend in honor of veterans day. park officials say no admission will be charged from november
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10th to the 12th to honor veterans and current members of the armed forces. fees for camping and lodging are still in effect. federal parks, monuments will also offer free admission for veterans day. it is a first for the 77- year-old company. i want to give you a live picture outside a store there in walnut creek. picket line in front overallly's and knob hill. including this one in walnut creek. the dispute that led to the strike and where negotiations stand now. plus trying to cast a ballot in the middle of a natural disaster. what new jersey is doing to make sure voters there are heard even if they are still in the dark on election day. [ female announcer ] safeway presents
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after days of negotiations talks between raleys and union workers have beaken down and several thousand people are on strike. welcome back to mornings on 2 i'm claudine wong. >> and i'm mike mibach. the announcement came just a few hours ago. allie rasmus is live at knob hill foods where they started picketing 90 minutes ago. >> reporter: that is right. this knob hill store they are picketing in front of opened up at 6:00 where they usually does. looking in the door there is not many people inside. there is only one cash register open that is because a lot of
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the usual cashier,s, clerks, butchers went on strike. the strike started at midnight last night and they are out here on the picket line this morning. a union representative here says talks between the company and the union broke down at 3:00 this morning. and the major sticking point according to the union is it cuts to health care. the grocery chain wants to eliminate health care coverage from employees who are eligible for medicare. >> being young i'm covered by my parents but i really support my coworkers who actually do need it. and for the retirees that do need it. i was talking to a customer yesterday and said i fully support you guys because she needs it to live. >> reporter: now there are a total of 24nob hill and rail lee stores. they are all on strike today. and i spoke briefly with a representative for nob hill and
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raley's. the company has plans in place to keep all their stores open and operating. so there is no telling how long this strike will go. now i have to say since the store opened we have seen customers walk up to this door and talk to to the union members and learn abouts strike and turn around and leave in support of what they are doing here. live in walnut creek i'm allie rasmus. medical staff at two sonoma county hospitals are on strike. the three-day nurses walkout began yesterday. engineers also walked off the job there as well as at petaluma valley hospital. this video shows the nurses strike last october. union workers are angry over proposed cuts to on call and night shift pay. administrators say they need to trim costs to pay for new technology and prepare for implementing the affordable care act in 2014. frustrations are rising in
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new york where almost a million people are still without power. amid freezing temperatures. volunteers set up shelters in the rock aways and queens where residents have no power or heat an they contributed to blankets who just don't want to leave their homes. new york city michael bloomberg has blasted the power company for not doing enough to get the power back on. >> they have not acted aggressively enough. we know they have outages throughout long island but rockaway was hit the hardest. >> it could take up to two weeks for power to be restored in the rock aways. no, city marathon was supposed to be run today up until michael bloomberg canceled it on friday so they could focus on storm recovery. coming up -- new york city and surrounding counties will receive funds from fema to help prepare roads, public buildings
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and parts. it has approved the money for new york city, nassau anusol polling counties. they also say 122,000 people have registered disaster assistance. more than $170 million in aid has been approved so far. a mobile app called hurricane from the red cross is hurricaning with the response to the storm. storm victims who have access to a charged mobile device can receive locations and directions of red cross shelters in their area. it also offers checklist on preparing for a hurricane. information on evacuation plans and specific communities and location based alerts on the direction of storms. new jersey governor chris christie says people that live in areas devastated by sandy will be able to cast a ballot on election day. they will be able to cast a paper ballot even if their
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polling stations does not have power. they are also encouraging voters to vote early. >> you don't have to wait to vote. got a little time on your hands. tired of cleaning stuff up go there in person you will get a ballot you will vote, hand it in and you're done. >> voters unable to get to their polling place due to the storm will be allowed to e-mail or fax in their ballots. two more days before the presidential election barack obama and mitt romney are feverishly campaigning across the country. >> you are tired of being tired, i ask you to vote for real change. paul ryan and i will bring real change to america from day one. [ cheering and applause ] >> with his wife at his side, romney told the crowd in colorado last night that he can work with democrats in congress to approve the economy and avoid another government shut down. other analysts say romney believes he is close to victory and been trying to sound more bipartisan in recent days.
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romney's running mate paul ryan is also crisscrossing the country. supporters waved scores of american flags during his stop in panama city, florida. at this time tomorrow morning he will fly to reno for a rally at the reno tahoe airport. one new poll shows president obama with a 50-48 age against romney. president obama is also in the midst of a campaign blitz. >> as long as there is a child anywhere in virginia, anywhere in this country who is still languishing in poverty and barred from opportunity, our work is not yet done. we have more work to do. >> the president spent last fight at a campaign stop in virginia with former president bill clinton as well as the dave matthews band. today the president will visit at least four states new hampshire, florida, colorado, and ohio. pop star katy perry was
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sporting a president obama campaign slogan. perry initially came out wearing a red, white, and blue dress holding a microphone shaped like the status of liberty's torch. after she sang her first song she revealed her other dress which had the slogan forward on it. perry also paused to make a pitch for donations for victims of super storm sandy. californians are hoping to gather support for candidates in the presidential election from voters in other states. volunteers have been calling voters in such swing states as ohio and iowa this weekend. some campaign workers called 300 people out of state. there are fewer volunteers at the contra costa county republican office believe romney has the momentum and will win. >> four years ago the enthusiasm was on the democrat side. this year the enthusiasm is on the republican side. and that is going to carry states like ohio, and iowa, and colorado. >> if you believe the polls is that the horse race is close in
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addition--- nation-wide. but again we don't know until it's over. >> a new poll shows president obama with a 54-39% lead in california. we posted more information about next tuesday's vote just go to ktvu.com click on the 2012 election tab. oakland police are investigating a shooting overnight in the fruitvale district that injured one person. it happened around 1:30 this morning at 28th avenue and east 17th street. officers say the victim was smoking a cigarette outside an apartment complex when someone fired a goes rounds. the victim was hit three times and transported to the hospital. police say they do not have the gunman in custody. a south bay woman is in grief for her son who is the latest homicide victim in san jose. at least 50 people turned out for a candle light vigil to remember robert agulto. he left behind a one and three-
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year-old child. >> i heard that he was fighting with somebody and that person pulled out the gun and shot him in the head. >> police have not arrested anyone but they say that they have witnesses in the case. it was the 47th homicide in the year. jury deliberations resume tomorrow in connection to a south bay teacher misconduct case. len was the former principal atway lee elementary. she is accused of failing to report alleged sexual abuse by one of her teachers. on thursday she tearfully testified she was duped by teacher greg chandler. she faces up to six months in jail. chandler is currently in jail on five counts of molestation. tomorrow marks a milestone in the construction of the new 49ers stadium in santa clara. a 35,000 piece of precapped
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concrete will be lowered into place tomorrow. 2,000 concrete sections are being raised. officials say the stadium is in place and ready to open for the 2012 season. sunny skies and warmer weather will take place. that will be the case again for today. temperatures at this hour similar to how we started yesterday. within a few degrees for most cases. high clouds a little bit of patchy fog out there this morning. sunshine for the afternoon. another 4-8 degrees of warming expected for today. we are still looking at the possibility of near record temperatures or breaking a record for your monday. the satellite radar i enjoy showing you this. you can see the high clouds sweeping over the bay area. as i back it up, you can see the ridge of high pressure that is taking hold of california. notice this is a 24 hour loop.
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as we get closer to the hour now you can see that ridge building in and pushing that storm track to the north. that storm track will be back. i'll talk about that in a moment. right now outside our doors 50- degrees in fairfield. 49 in livermore. a bit chilly in some spots. 58 in san francisco. we have the half marathon going on this morning. crossing over the golden gate. calm and cool there. 54 in mountain view. 53 degrees in san jose. for the afternoon another beautiful day if you like and enjoy mostly sunny skies, 70s and low 80s. 81 for santa rosa this afternoon. 80 degrees for novato. mid 70s in sausalito. 80 degrees for fairfield. into the east bay temperatures will be warm into the mid to upper 70s this afternoon in oakland. if you're going to watch the raiders play this afternoon. 78 san jose. 79 saratoga.
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along the peninsula 77 redwood city. palo alto, mountain view 76. 75 senator mccain p.m -- 75 san mateo. low 70s in the forecast half- moon bay, pacifica, daly city. 75 degrees expected in san francisco. the extended forecast so the beach weather is here. it will last for the next few days. monday will be the warmest day. mostly sunny skies. temperatures warming into the mid to upper 80s for our inland areas. tuesday we are scaling back the temps a little bit. still above average for this time of year. wednesday the transition occurs but thursday is when we're looking at the coolest conditions as well as the possibility of scattered showers. i'll have a look at your raiders forecast coming up. a man is in jail for a fatal pedestrian accident. what police think may have led to that accident. a u.s. soldier accused of killing 16 afghans will head to
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court tomorrow. but first here's a live look outside. the traffic on highway 237 in milpitas. very quite on this sunday morning. time now 7:42. you're watching mornings on 2.
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good morning, to you. a live look there at a few high clouds drifting overhead. a beautiful start to the day. mostly sunny skies in store for the afternoon. temperatures soring 5-10 degrees above normal. police in san jose are trying to figure out what happened moments before a man was hit and killed by a truck three blocks away from hp pavilion. it happened just before 3:00 yesterday afternoon on montgomery street near park avenue. the man was walking near a
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parking lot when a small truck hit and killed them. the driver claims he did not see the man. they say the driver is cooperating with the investigation. concord police say they have arrested a driver accused of hitting and killing a 78- year-old pedestrian. police say the 41-year-old driver was on clayton road when he hit the man in a crosswalk yesterday morning. the unidentified victim was taken to the hospital where he later died. police say the driver's vision may have been obscured by the sun and condensation on the windshield. new this morning an explosion near major hotel in syria. a car bomb blew up and damaged a section of the hotel. u.n. observers occupied many of the room there is during their mission in syria earlier this year. it's believed the bomber was targeting a military building. at least 12 government personnel were injured. opposition forces are meeting to forge a united front against the syrian regime. u.s. may be inching closer to finding those responsible
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for the attack on the american consulate in libya. it killed four americans including ambassador christopher stevens. in the coming days the fbi says it will interrogate a suspect tied to that attack. the u.s. asked turkey to detain -- he was then transferred to tanisha where he is being held. the american soldier accused of a quilling rampage is set to appear in a military court. he is charged with killing 16 afghans. mostly women and children. last march now tomorrow is a pretrial hearing at a military base in washington state. the second weak of hearing take places in the evening. so afghan villagers can testify. though they plan to flee to afghanistan. the commander and top officers of a san diego based navy have been relieved of
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duty. the navy made the announcement after the investigation found the officers were drunk and disorderly during a september visit. they left san diego in may far seven month deployment. egypt christian church has a new pope. the boy wearing a blindfold chose the name of the new pay tree arch from a crystal chalice. the new pope will be the new leader. they have long complained of discrimination from muslim majority. the world's largest race was supposed to be held today in new york city, but mayor bloomberg canceled it so all city resources can be used toward sandy relief. as reporter matt tells us some of the tens of thousands of runners wished that decision could have come a bit sooner. >> reporter: italian running team pauses for a picture with
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the new york city marathon canceled they want to volunteer to help storm victims. >> we tried to do our best. we asked the possibility to help the people in new jersey and the island. and we are available. >> reporter: about 40,000 runners were already in the city when the race was called off. chuck ferguson and his friends wore their race number. they qualified for the race by raising money for the leukemia and lymphoma society. >> obviously it's disappointing. i don't think any of us question the decision. we lived through hurricanes and understand. >> reporter: it takes months to train for the 26.2-mile run. lisa traveled from chicago with a recent knee injury this was going to be her last marathon. >> the question would it have given them an emotional lift. i'm guessing not given the outcry but i can see why mayor bloomberg wanted to hang on to it. >> reporter: they wish the mayor and organizers would have done it earlier. many spent thousands of dollars to get here to new york. >> i'm very disappointed about the situation because for the
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people here who suffer cared a lot. i can't understand why he canceled it yesterday if he would have canceled it some days before i would have had no problem. >> that was matt reporting. hundreds of marathon runners plan to run in formal race on staten island where they will donate supplies to storm victims. police in stockton are investigating the 62nd homicide of the year. a man with a gunshot wound to the head was found in a home. they found the body after a person dressed in black went into a restaurant and handed an employee a note with the location of the body. a nanny has been formerly charged with the stabbing death of two young children in her care. they arrested her after interviewing her in the hospital where she remains under guard. the children's mother said she returned home to her upper west side apartment to find her six- year-old and one field children stabbed in the bathtub. the children's father is a
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former va yahoo executive. government protestors are claiming police abuse. the rally you're looking at was fairly peaceful but officers said they started pepper spraying demonstrators who used wooden shields to confront police. they sprayed only those holding signs. at least 20 people were sprayed. disaccuseed of holding a rollly. it's november -- how today's football game between the redskins and panthers predict the outcome of the presidential race. unseasonally warm weather will stick around for the next few days. i'll have a look at what you can expect for your sunday coming up.
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the nation's oldest active duty warship is scheduled to
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arrive in its home port for the final home coming. it's the first nuclear powered aircraft carrier. it's scheduled to be decommissioned next month. today's game between the washington redskins and carolina panthers may have a role in tuesday's presidential election. that is according to the so- called redskins rule. when the redskins win their game before the election the incumbent party wins the presidential vote. when the redskins lose the challenger loses. since 1,940th redskins have predicted -- 1940s the redskins have predicted the winner expect for one. the oakland raiders will try to get to 500 on the season today as they host the tampa bay buccaneers. both teams are 3-4. the raiders are coming off two straight
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wins. tampa bay has had a few days of extra rest after their win over minnesota ten days ago. mornings on 2 ends at 9:00 a.m. today to bring you fox nfl sunday. then at 11:00 a.m. you will see english premier soccer. then the bucs at 1:00 p.m.. despite losing small forward brandon for the rest of the season. the warriors pulled out a victory over the clippers last night. steph curry and carl landry had 23 points. the clippers did tie the game at one point. clippers are are now 2-1 on the season. 2-0 on the road. next game is tomorrow on the road in sacramento against the kings. two prominent meteor showers could be visible in the bay area sky this month. father rid meteors could fill
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the sky. you are looking at video from the shower from 2010. if the conditions are right, the taurid's could produce five shooting stars an hour. >> i don't know about november 17th but november 4th should be a clear night for most people across the bay area. yes, a beautiful evening for star gazing. we have mostly clear skies as we start this morning. sunsetting at 5:07. hopefully we remember to bring the clocks back one hour. calm conditions around the region. but i do want to turn on the buoys we are seeing a northwest breeze. even north easterly at times. a light offshore breeze. ridge of high pressure continuing to strengthen over the area. bringing that offshore flow and driving our temperatures above average. for today if you're heading to the coliseum 74 degrees at 1:05. mostly sunny skies. it will be a warm day out there. we have temperatures warming into the upper 70s by the second half of the afternoon. 77 expected in hayward.
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76 for mountain view. mid 70s in san francisco. 70 degrees mostly clear skies at pacifica. if you like it warmer than that, find a place to be inland. low 80s santa rosa, antioch, concord, livermore. there is the extended forecast. still feeling pretty good by wednesday. and thursday is when we see temperatures really plunge. low 60s in the forecast inland. upper 50s for the coast. chance for showers on your thursday. back to you. the new microsoft story will continue its grand opening weekend festivities with a visit from former san francisco 49er jerry rice. yesterday hundreds of people lined up outside the store for a chance to see kelly clarkson to perform in a free concert. and hundreds of people lined up for a chance to meet giants outfielder angel pagan.
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pagan signed autographs for the first 250 fans that purchased officially licensed merchandise at the store. angel pagan is now a free agent. he expressed interest in returning to san francisco and the team said it would like to resign him as well. don't be surprised to see men's sporting a stache this month for movember. 21 countries are taking part in fundraising activities this year. and last year this campaign raised more than $15 million. one last push for proposition 30. how governor jerry brown is spending his final days leading up to tuesday's big election. plus more volunteers in the bay area are on the way to the east coast this morning. how they plan to help victims of super storm sandy. 0!ockñ?çóxo?ñ=çñññçvxqx?ñññ?óioy
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i don't have power but my house is intact. >> millions of people on the east coast are still in the dark. how local volunteers are helping victims of super storm sandy. the count down to election day 2012. why some voters in san francisco could be at risk of not getting their ballot
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counted. good morning, everyone welcome to mornings on 2 it's sunday, november 4th i'm mike mibach. >> and i'm claudine wong. we gotten extra hour of sleep. now we are getting great weather this morning. hey rosemary. >> good morning, to you. it's a good looking start to the day. for the afternoon additional warming in the forecast anywhere from 4-8 degrees expected up above saturday highs. low 80s for our warmer spots. we'll take a look around the region. we'll show you what to expect outside your door at this hour. new this morning employees of raley's and nob hills foods is on strike. allie rasmus is live at nob hill foods with information on why the contract talks fell apart overnight. >> reporter: according to the union workers out here on the picket line the issue bringing them out here isn't over wages but over health care.
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changes to current and retiree employee health plans. according to the union the grocery chain wants to eliminate health care coverage to workers that are eligible to medicare and that is something that nob hill spokespersons dispute. at 6:00 this morning workers formed picket line. you can see some customers are crossing that picket line if you look inside the store you can see a couple security guards and there is just two cash registers open. a lot of them are on strike. the people on strike today include cashiers, clerks, people who work in the produce and meat and bakery departments. contract negotiations between the united food and commercial workers union and grocery chain broke down at 3:00 this morning. union workers here are telling customers that they are striking to protect their health care benefits. >> i'm 89 years old. and i need health stuff too.
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that could kick me off the company trying to kick it away. i know it's expensive. but hey. this is america. i a spoke with railey's company spoke man on the phone he said the grocery chain has to reduce operating cost. and he also says that the company in the companies last offer there are no proposed changes to health care. and the union rep disputes that is simply not the case. now there is no telling how long the strike will go on for. again these negotiations broke down at 3:00 this morning. live in walnut creek allie rasmus ktvu channel 2 news.
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happening right now more bay area volunteers are heading to the east coast to help victims of the storm. they are sending another three emergency response vehicles. those are capable of serving up to 3,000 meals a day. the first group left from fairfield at 6:00 this morning. the other two groups will leave this afternoon from oakland and burlingame. so for more than 100 bay area red cross volunteers and five emergency response volunteers have been sent to the east coast. and on friday night nearly 13,000 people in nine states stayed in shelters. red cross is now asking for money and blood donations to help those effected by the storm. falling temperatures are raising concerns as the crews continue to try to restore power to the east coast following super storm sandy. almost a million customers are still without power in the new york city area where overnight temperatures fell into the 30s.
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new york city mayor michael bloomberg is urging those without power to go to a shelter. city officials are also handing out 25,000 blankets to those who refuse to leave their homes. >> i don't have power. no generator. but my house is intact. i'm not going to have power for a week or so. >> most schools in the new york city area are scheduled to reopen tomorrow. a week after the storm hit. but many students may have trouble getting to school due to shortages of gas and disruptions to public transportation. homeland security secretary janet napolitano is scheduled to visit new jersey where a million customers are still without power. gas is being rationed in 12 counties in the northern part of the state. causing long lines at the gas stations. storm is blamed for 23 deaths in new jersey and 107 deaths nation-wide. overnight a pedestrian suffered life threatening injuries after a hit and run in
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santa rosa. that collision happened near the intersection of gernville road and coffee lane. after the crash they found the suspects vehicle with its windshield shattered. then witness tips led to the arrest of christian pena. he faces charges of felony hit and run, driving under the influence, and violating probation. he also has a prior dui conviction. the pedestrian was rushed to santa rosa memorial hospital where massive injuries. 4.5-miles from that incident there was another hit and run. a driver slammed into another car at hone avenue. the victim wasn't injured and able to describe the suspects car to police. they were able to track down 52- year-old jimmy himnez to highway 12. it all ended after he hit a guardrail and he was booked on charges of evading and driving under the influence. there are still no signs this morning of man that disappeared from a peninsula
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mental health facility. he was last seen at second and b streets after leaving the mental health center near redwood city. he's described as 5'7", 220 pounds with gray hair and a beard. ive monday fire fight sir recovering after suffering a back injury while battling' fire. four storage units caught fire. when fire crews arrived the building was engulfed in flames. several people were evacuated from the building. the firefighter injured was take ton the hospital and expected to -- taken to the hospital and expected to be okay. they believe an apartment fire may have been sparked by barbecue coals left on a deck. that started around 9:40 yesterday morning. no onerous hurt. the apartment where that fire started did have a smoke detector but there wasn't a battery inside. in election 2012 news governor jerry brown is making
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a last push for proposition 30. he has been traveling up and down the state urging californians to approve the tax measure. he will visit four churches in los angeles this morning and took part in two rallies yesterday. proposition 30 would raise the state sales tax and income tax on californians earning a quarter million dollars or more while brown says revenue generated would fund education. some opponents say the money would go to the general fund rather than directly to schools. brown would receive help today from lieutenant governor gavin newsom. they hope to energize local educators mobilizing this weekend to get out the vote. it appear miss local votes -- it appears many local voters will wait until the final ballot to mail their ballot. the election office received only 93,000 as of friday.
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half a million san franciscans are registered to vote. turnout in the 2008 presidential election reached 81%. well tuesday is a critical vote in the city of san francisco five ss are up for reelection. they are spending the weekend going door to door and two of the tightest races involve seats for the richmond district and the hate ashberry. christina olague who was opponented by mayor ed lee has been criticized for her vote to retain ross mirkarimi as sheriff. good morning, to you. our warming trend will continue for your sunday. giving you a look here at the bay bridge. a beautiful start to the day. wall to wall sunshine out there. just a few high clouds drifting overhead. a little bit of patchy fog out there. it shouldn't cause you too much trouble. the satellite and radar you can see the high clouds continuing to sweep through. giving us a little bit of soft sunshine at times. outside of that plenty of sunshine to go around. satellite radar here the ridge of high pressure continues to
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gain its strength over our state. and as it does it will continue our warmup north, northwest and even north easterly flow at times. going to continue our warmup of the high pressure now bringing us sinking air and that helps to heat things up. temperatures 70s at the coast. talking 80s inland. well above average. anywhere from 5-10 degrees. 55 in oakland. right now 59 in hayward. 57 in mountain view. very calm out there. 56 in napa. seeing a few gusts over areas near mt. diablo where we do have a marathon going on there as well. meanwhile in san francisco we have the half marathon continuing to there this morning. we'll wrap up about 11:00 to 11:30. if you are supporting the racers or out enjoying the festivities, it will be a rapid warmup. upper 50s at this hour. upper 60s in the next hour or two.
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it looks like by 10:00 and 74 degrees expected at lunchtime in san francisco will be nice and warm with mostly sunny skies for the afternoon today. take a look around the region starting in the north bay. 79 for petaluma. 78 in kentfield. 76 in alameda. 77 oakland. 76 in berkeley. 77 in castro valley. upper 70s and low 80s for danville. santa clara vilify for -- santa clara valley. 80-degrees at the board walk. beach weather outdoors. 72 half-moon bay. 70 pacifica. mid 70s in san francisco. 77 palo alto. 77 in redwood city. do you still have that sun block? pull it out for the kids. extended forecast showing you temperatures continuing to heat up. monday will be the warmest day. we do start to see it taper off a bit on election day tuesday. the bigger transition will come wednesday with partly cloudy
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skies in the forecast. numbers rolling back in the 70s inland. and by thursday temperatures falling below average and chance for rain on the way. i'll have a look at your lunchtime numbers coming up. unusual march in the nations capitol yesterday. we will have more on their demands and why they were targeting republican presidential hopeful mitt romney. any time i get a call late at night it's always a tragic situation. >> and a sad day for an arizona police department after they lose two of their own. what happened moments before the hill top tore they were -- helicopter they were in crash into a busy neighborhood. that is a look at the golden gate bridge. the half marathon is under way. they are running right now on the pedestrian walkways. those walkways are closed to everyone else until about 9:30 this morning in case you're planning on taking a stroll across the golden gate you may have to wait a little bit
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longer. time now is 8:12.
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good morning, to you. a live look there at the golden sunshine. just bouncing off the bay. what a beautiful start to the morning. happening right now both president obama and republican challenger mitt romney getting in their final days of campaigning. right now the president in concord, new hampshire trying to rally voters. let's listen in to the president. >> giving more power back to
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the biggest thing. another $5 trillion tax cut since i favored the wealthy. not change. refusing to answer questions about the detail of your policy until after the election is over. that is definitely not change. that is the oldest trick in the book. ruling out compromise, pledging to rubber stamp the tea party agenda in congress not changed. changing the facts -- >> the president right now trying to rally those votes in new hampshire. a recent poll this weekend says the president and romney in a dead heat according to that poll. they are tied at 47% among likely voters. we'll have more on mitt romney's stop this morning in our next half hour. investigators are trying to figure out what caused a helicopter to crash killing two police officers. it happened late last night while police were searching for a missing nine-year-old. just moments into the search, witnesses say the helicopter
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went down in a busy intersection. police say no one on the ground was hurt but the officers died at the scene. >> we just solicit the prayers of our citizens of our city for these officers that are presently with us and the families of the two lost officers. >> this morning police investigators and federal aviation officials will be out that scene trying to figure out why that chopper went down. a 30-year-old man is in jail suspected in a fatal shooting at a sacramento party. he shot and killed a man and injured an 18-year-old early yesterday morning. witnesses said the two victims were shot outside of an apartment complex during a fight after they asked someone to leave a party. an angel sculpture in petaluma has been rededicated to a slain 12-year-old girl. a ceremony was held at city hall yesterday. the group of volunteers created the sculpture after georgia lee moses was killed back in 2007.
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construction work near the freeway prompted volunteers to relocate the sculpture to city hall. georgia moses' killing remains unsolved. the parents of a sebastopol teenager who died in peru says an autopsy has not resolved their questions about his death. the body of 18-year-old kyle nolan was found in a shallow grave at a retreat site several weeks after he died in august. a peruvian shaman said he died after drinking hallucinogenic tea. an autopsy recently conducted in sonoma county was inconclusive. results from tests done in peru are still pending. 900 people packed hp pavilion to remember a cal chief firefighter who died on the job. cal fire says he died last saturday of natural causes of losing consciousness during an investigation in santa cruz
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county. he leaves behind a wife and two sons. tomorrow the federal appeals court in san francisco will consider repealing arizona's ban on most abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy. arizona is among ten states with abortion bans after 20 weeks but arizona is the only state to calculate the pregnancy from the woman's last menstrual period instead of the date of conception. the case hinges on how far states can go in terms of restricting abortions. the investigation into a hacking scandal at british tabloids may now include british prime minister david cameron. he's asked a media ethics inquiry to look at text messages sent between cameron and rebecca brooks. brooks is the former chief executive. cameron and brooks are said to be friends and neighbors. back in the bay area transportation quality is a major election issue in alameda
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county. the measure b1 propose z to raise the half cent sales tax to a full cent. they say it would generate $8 billion over the next three decades. opponents say they fear the benefits won't be enough. the sales tax would increase to 9.25% in most ali da county cities and that would make it the highest in the state. we posted more information about next tuesday's vote all you have to do is go to our website and click on the 2012 election tab. the numbers did not quite add up in million puppet march. >> all these people here to support pbs and we were told there were snack. which way are the snacks. >> not a million but an estimated 1,000 people along with their felt and furry friends rallied at the national mall yesterday. the march was organized after mitt romney suggested in a presidential debate he would
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cut federal spending for public broadcasting. 15% of pbs spending comes from federal tax dollars. get ready to look up into the sky. a show of meteors is expected this weekend. we'll let you know when the best time will be to head on outside. pleasant weather is on the way for your sunday afternoon. i'll have a look at those temperatures coming up.
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with some ski resorts already open many skiers own snow worders are heading to san francisco for the ski and snow board festival. it's take place from 11:00 to 6:00 tonight. tickets are $20 but that includes two free lift tickets. happening right now thousands of runners are taking part in a half marathon on those pet walkways on the -- pedestrian walkways on the golden gate ridge. it started at 7:00 a.m. and went past chrisy field and now on the golden gate bridge and they they will be head bag back to aquatic park. there is one guy right there. maybe they are are already there at the aquatic park. this is a fundraiser for st. jude children's hospital. the sidewalks on the bridge will be closed for about another hour. you should expect detours and road closure. also happening now thousands of marathon runners are pouring into new york city central park even though the event has been
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canceled in the wake of super storm sandy. teams of runners from all over the world started running in the park just before dawn. many say they just want to finish what they started. they also say it's throw back to the start of the new york marathon which was originally run inside central pork. the city of pleasanton will honor war veterans today. it starts at 1:00 this afternoon. military and veteran color guards, and marching bands will take part in that parade. veterans day is actually next sunday but the parade is held a week early so the veterans can join in other celebrations next weekend. it should be a pleasant day. and across the bay area. today and tomorrow. >> yes. you have your choices. we have nice weather out there from the beach inland it will feel more like september than november. temperatures will be well above average and we're not going to stop here. we've got another warm day. best day looks to be monday.
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mostly clear skies. picking up a light northerly breeze with the buoys here. this is hoping to keep us mostly clear. helping to warm us up. mostly sunny skies. warmer conditions expected for your afternoon. 75 in san francisco today. 70 degrees for pacifica. 76 in mountain view. livermore 80 degrees. pleasanton also going to hit 80 for the afternoon. 80 for napa. 81 in santa rosa. extended forecast hottest day rolls in tomorrow. temperatures mid to upper 80s for some of the warmer spots. still flirting with the possibility of breaking a new record or two. election day looks good. nothing to get in your way weather wise. 70s at the coast. low 80s inland. bigger transition will come on wednesday. we'll notice that cool down. temperatures right about where they should be. as we get into thursday a sharp drop in temperatures below average for this time of year. low 60s inland. upper 60s at the coast. it looks liquory could be a little damp.
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i see showers in the forecast for thursday and lasting until friday. two prominent meteor showers could be visible in bay area skies this month. taurid meteors could fill the skies with fire balls and shooting stars for two weeks starting tomorrow. stargazers may have the best chance of spotting leonid meteors on november 17th. if conditions are right they could produce five shooting stars an hour while the leonid could produce 15. we are less than 48 hours from election day. >> our president barack obama. >> one president introducing another. the rally for president obama at this hour. plus the bipartisan themes mitt romney is campaigning on in this final stretch. workers at this nob hill store and 20 others across the
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bay area formed a picket line this morning.
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on the way and ready to help. how bay area volunteers are helping victims of super storm sandy and their way to recovery. good morning, and welcome to mornings on 2 i'm claudine wong. >> and i'm mike mibach. here is a look at some of the top stories we are following for you this morning. more bay area volunteers are headed to the east coast to help victims of sandy. american red cross chapters are secking another three emergency response vehicles to help serve meals in new york. coming up in just about three minutes we'll let you know what fema is now doing to help victims. the driver of a hit and run
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accident in santa rosa that critically injured a pedestrian is in jail this morning. it happened around 12:30 this morning. the driver now faces hit and run and dui charges. employees of raley's and nob hill foods are on strike for the first time in the companies 77 year history. allie rasmus is live there where employees have already hit the picket line. >> reporter: this store behind me opened up at 6:00 a.m. as scheduled. the company spokesman said all of their stores will remain in operation taking normal business hours inspite of the strike. but we took a peek inside. there are customers inside, there aren't many employees working here. there is only one cash register open here. that is because most of the people who would typically work here are out here on the picket line out in front. we're talking about cashiers, clerks, butchers, people who work in the bakery department. they all went on strike at midnight last night. they're in the parking lot.
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we have seen them talk to the customers as they head in and explain to them they are striking this morning. a union representative says talks between the company and union broke down at 3:00 this morning. and the main sticking point in those negotiations according to the union are cuts to health care. representatives from the united food and commercial workers union says the grocery chain wants to eliminate health care coverage for employees that are eligible for medicare. we talked to some of the worker this is this morning to ask them what is on their mind as they begin this strike in >> i kind of have mixed emotions about it. this is the first strike i've been on. it's a scary thing. >> being young, i'm covered by my parents, but i really support my coworkers who actually do need it. and for the retirees who do need it. i was talking to a customer yesterday and she said i fully support you guys. >> reporter: she was talking about the health care benefits
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that are at issue in this strike. there were 24 raley's and nob hill stores in the bay area. i spoke with a raley's specksman over the phone. he said they have to reduce operating cost to stay competitive with nonunion retailers. in the company's last offer there were no proposed changes to the health care plan. but out here this morning, workers are out on the picket line and in fact, there are some employees here from other grocery stores they are aren't on strike but they are out here to supporten the gentleman said he came off the night shift at safeway and are here to support. what made you decide to be out here this morning? >> they came in and asked me for support. i said okay. i'll come down and i will help show some support. and just because their cause is our cause and we're all fighting for the same thing. >> reporter: thank you very much. as you heard it, the strike is
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going on today. no telling how long it will last for because the negotiations did break down overnight between nob hill raley's companies spokesperson and managers and some of the union representatives. live in walnut creek allie rasmus. three-day wacout of nurses began yesterday at santa rosa memorial. engineers also walked off the job there as as well as at petaluma valley hospital. this video shows the nurses last strike in october. union workers say they are angry over proposed cuts to on call and night shift pay. administrators say they need to trim cost to pay for new technology frustrations are rising in new york where almost a million people are without power amid freezing temperatures. volunteers set up shelters in the rockways and queens where rose lents are without power
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and heat. they had on blankets because some people are refusing to leave their homes. michael bloomberg has blasted that area power company for not doing enough to get the power on quickly. >> and our view lipa has not acted aggressively enough. we realize they have outages throughout long island but the rockaways were the hardest hit by the storm. when it comes to prioritizing resources, we think they should be first in line. >> it could take up to two weeks for power to be restored in the rockaways. new york city and surrounding counties will receive funds from fema to help repair roads, public buildings, and parks. they have approved the money for new york city, nassau, and suffolk counties. also 122,000 people have religion stereotyped for disas -- registered for disaster assistance. a mobile app called hurricane
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is helping no response to the storm storm victims who have access to a charged mobile device can receive information on help in the area. in election 2012 news as we showed you just about 20 minutes ago live right here on morning on 2 president obama is currently in the middle of a campaign blitz. >> the war in afghanistan is coming to a close. al qaeda is on the run. osama bin laden is dead. we made real progress. >> the president started this morning in new hampshire. he was joined by president clinton who introduced him on to the stage. president obama will visit florida, colorado, and ohio later today. pop star katy perry was
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sporting a obama campaign slogan on her dress. she came out wearing a red, white, and blue dress. after she sang her first song she revealed her other dress which had the slogan forward. perry also paused to make a pitch for donations for victim's of super storm sandy. just like the president republican mitt romney is feverishly campaigning across the country. >> i will reach across the aisle because this time demand is bringing america today together. >> in the past hour romney spoke in des moines, iowa. he told the crowd he will work with democrats in congress to improve the economy, create more jobs, and avoid another government shut down. analysts say romney believes he is close to victory and has been trying to sound more bipartisan in recent days. >> hey everybody how you doing? >> romney's running mate paul
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ryan also crisscrossing across the country. at this time tomorrow morning he will be flying to reno for a rally at the reno tahoe airport. californians are hoping to help gather support for candidates. volunteers at the democratic headquarters in oakland have been calling voters in swing states such as ohio and iowa. some campaign workers called 300 people out of state. while there are fewer volunteers they believe romney has momentum and will win. >> four years ago the enthusiasm was on the democrats side. this year the enthusiasm is on the republican side. and that is going to carry states like ohio and iowa and colorado. >> if you believe the polls is that the horse race is close nation-wide. but the electoral college seems to favor the president. again, we don't know until it's
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over. >> a new poll shows president obama with a 54-39% lead in california. we posted more information about next tuesday's vote just go to our web page at ktvu.com and click on the 2012 election tab. coming up in about ten minutes we will talk to karl who is the san francisco reporter. we will talk about the upcoming election and tell us what she thinks on the state and presidential races. oakland police investigating a shooting overnight that injured one person. it happened around 1:30 this morning at 28th avenue and east 17th street. officers the victim was smoking a cigarette when someone fired a dozen rounds. the victim was hit three times and transported to the hospital. police say they do not have the gunman in custody. a south bay woman is mourning the death of her son. the latest homicide victim in san jose. about 50 people turned out far candle light vigil to remember
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22-year-old robert agulto. he was shot to death at his apartment complex just before 1:30 yesterday morning. he left behind two young children ages one and three. >> i heard that he was fighting with somebody and that person pulled out the gun and just shot him in the head. >> police have not arrested anyone yet but they say there were witnesses to the killing. this was san jose's 40th homicide of the year. tying last years total the number of homicides peaked back in 1997 in san jose with 43. jury deliberations resume tomorrow in connection to a south bay teacher misconduct case. lyn was the former principal at wayland elementary. on thursday she tearfully testified she was duped by teacher craig chandler. she faces up to six months in jail. chandler is currently behind bars charged with five counts
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of molestation. tomorrow marks a milestone in the construction of a new santa clara stadium. a new 35,000-pound piece will be lowered tomorrow. 2,000 concrete sections are being used for the stadiums treads and risers. steps for seating and stadium walls. officials say the stadium steel is toy% in -- 60% in place. good morning, to you. a live look here at the oakland eschew area. make your plans another enjoyable day in the forecast. numbers will be warmer outside our doors. in fact we are already beginning to see that as temperatures begin to rebound. a look at the satellite radar a few high clouds spilling over the area. very thin anoa with looking at soft sunshine at times. mostly sunny skies throughout the afternoon. the satelloid radar you can look closely you can see that
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ridge right there. continuing to strengthen over the state. continuing our warm weather and offshore flow at times for today. high clouds a little bit of patchy fog to start the morning. temperatures cool once again upper 40s and low 50s. now most of us climbing out of the 40s and 50s around the region. our warming trend continues. today we'll be warmer than yesterday by 4-8 degrees and the warmest day still looks to be monday. outside our doors right now 52 in san rafael. we're looking at 56 in napa. 51 for santa rosa. wide spread 50s around the bay. 57 in mountain view. upper 50s antioch. a little breezy over mt. diablo this morning. if you're heading to see the oakland a's play for the afternoon that coliseum 74 degrees. mostly sunny skies right about game time. then the second half of the day 77 degrees expected for oakland. that is ten degrees above the
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season. meanwhile santa rosa you are checking in about 70 degrees. 81 expected for you today. 78 for san rafael. along the east bay shoreline 76 for san leandro. upper 70s to low 80s. 78 for san jose. 79 saratoga. 80 degrees. 77 palo alto. 75 in san francisco. low 70s with mostly clear skies at the beaches. your extended forecast the heating trend will continue monday going to be the hottest day. temperatures still well above normal for election day tuesday. by wednesday numbers begin to fall back along the coast. low 60s. low 70s inland and then on thursday a sharp drop in our temperatures. mostly cloudy skies and a chance for some rain. back to the desk. 50 days and still no sharks and no hockey. we'll have the latest on the nhl lockout and new talks between the league and players. let's give you a live look
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outside. what a beautiful day it will be in the marine head winds. a half marathon has been going on. looks like they are off the bridge now. the walkways should open to the public in just about 45 minutes or so. time now 8:43. you're watching mornings on 2.
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good morning, to you. a live look there for parts of the north bay. low 50s outside your door. a few high clouds. mostly sunny skies and warm weather for the afternoon. time now is 8:46. election day right around the corner and that means candidates are making one last final push. joining us this morning is carla. hi carla. so much to talk about. so little time. let's just hit a few of the major things. let's talk prop 30. obviously we have seen a lot of push. there are recent polls showing support is declining. jerry brown trying to get support. where do you think this stands right now? >> he is pushing it today in churches in los angeles. he's been up and down the state. i don't know the polls are looking very strange on this one. he's been under 50% but there is more people that support it that the prop 30 supporters
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that say in the final democratic registration jerry brown may pull this out. he is giving it his best go. >> we have to move on to the presidential election. there is so much to talk about with that. let's talk about president obama. he saw him over in miles an hour. he's going to florida, ohio, colorado. he's had bill clinton out there, katy perry. >> jz. >> yes. everyone. so how do you obama camp is feeling right now? you got to talk about this popular vote. >> that is right. they've got to be feeling a little bit good. you know. look, it's not over until it's over. but the fact is in 22 swing state polls since friday, president obama has led 19 of those. that is a very big deal. the democrats say they have early voting and they have that get out to vote on the ground in all these states. they have stronger campaign going in romney.
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however, the republicans are not by any chance giving up. they say they have the enthusiasm and when it comes to election day, they will deliver the popular votes. it is a struggle for romney i think when you talk about ohio, john stewart just called this very critical swing state the precious in the lord of the rings for these two candidates. they have been all over ohio. obama is leading in ohio. that is very, very important. but i mean this could be a long election night on tuesday claudine. we have no idea how it's going to turn out and the republicans may deliver in those final hours. they have the enthusiasm going into the final day. >> it's all still a little strange when you talk about the polls. talk about pennsylvania in general. i mean they are saying the obama camp it's a desperate ploy that mitt romney is heading there. romney's people are saying no that is turtle ground. >> it's a similar situations going on in iowa where romney is going. obama is leading in that state as well. look, both of these campaigns
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are in a death battle going to the final days. after two years it's still a dead heat. the latest poll northerlily shows 48-48 washington post poll. so neither side is giving up and we'll see in the end who's strategy really delivers on election night. will it be obama with that early vote and women latinos? will it be republicans with that enthusiasm they have for romney? it is a drama that has yet to be be unfolded. >> really quickly. we have to talk about super storm sandy. certainly there are things we don't expect. how will that play into it? >> absolutely. sandy i think stalled the momentum that romney had and then you had chris christie, michael bloomberg coming out and supporting obama. i think there is no question it had an impact in the final days. but the fact is, there is still two days left. now you have some of the victims of sandy coming forward
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still upset, say they have not been dealt with yet. things could still happen going into the final two days of this election. that is how traumatic this whole thing has been. >> it is a very dramatic election. thank you for your time. we appreciate it. >> thank you. police in san jose trying to figure out what happened moments before a man was hit and killed by a truck three blocks away from hp pavilion. it happened just before 3:00 yesterday afternoon. police say the man was walking near a parking lot when a small struck and hit and killed him. the driver claims they did not see the man. concord police say they have arrested a driver accused of hitting and killing a 78-year- old pedestrian. the 41-year-old driver was on clayton road when he hit the man in a crosswalk. he was transported to the
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hospital where later died. police in stockton investigating the city's 62nd homicide of the year. a man with a gunshot wound to the head was found in a home friday. police found the body after a person dressed in black went into a restaurant and handed an employee a note with the location of the body. this is just the latest homicide investigation for the stockton police department. the body of a 25-year-old stockton woman was found in a trash can in pleasanton back in may. her exboyfriend is now facing murder charges in connection with her death. the national hockey league and the players association plan to meet again this coming week after hours of talks this weekend. the deputy commissioner and players association lawyer met yesterday at a secret location and their talks continued early this morning. players have been locked out for 50 days and all games through the end of this month
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have been canceled. two sides are at odds for revenue sharing and player contracts. english town is taking aim at lance armstrong. how they're making him a part of a yearly tradition. our bay area warming trend will continue for your sunday. i'll have a look at your afternoon highs coming up. proposition 38 bypasses sacramento, and makes education a real priority-
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with the funding, to our local schools and the accountability from our local schools... that we'll need to improve student learning in every classroom. so we can stay 47th... or we can choose proposition 38. i'm voting yes on 38... because it makes our children #1.
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rigged anet dwi of lance armstrong and set it on fire. burning a celebrityety is a tradition. the oakland a's made a big deal. the team announced it's resigning suspended pitcher colon. you may remember he tested positive for elevated levels of testosterone and has five games left on his 50 game suspension. but with bonuses he could end up earning more than $5 million. the oakland raiders will try to get .500 on the season today. both teams are 3-4. the raiders are coming off two straight win. tampa bay has had a few days of extra rest after their win.
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on toroiders and bucs at 1:00 p.m.. and stay with us after that game for our live point after show featuring ravens great. >> point after always a great show. 8:56. let's check in one last time with rosemary. >> it will be a nice day. low 50s to low 60s outside our door at this hour calm conditions. a quiet start to the morning. mostly sunny skies with just a few high clouds passing overhead. temperatures will warm rapidly as we get into the afternoon. 70s to low 80s in the forecast. 70 for pacifica this afternoon. 75 in san francisco. upper 70s for concord. 80 degrees in antioch. 81 santa rosa. these numbers 5-10-degrees above the seasonal average. 78 for san jose. check out santa cruz who has the time. 80 degrees and mostly sunny skies. temperatures mid to upper 80s in the forecast for monday. monday going to be the hottest day. and along the coast a great beach day. low 70s to the forecast for
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tuesday. low 80s on election day inland. and then the bigger transition begins on wednesday. a cooler day right about arch for this time of year. temperatures plunge and we are looking at the possibility of rain. >> but 80s on the beach today. >> got to enjoy that. >> guess who's going to the beach today. that is our report for this morning. thank you for trusting ktvu channel 2 news. >> remember you watch the raiders game right here on ktvu. medications?
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